Cabin Pressure The Complete Series 4 Джон Финнемор
ISBN: 978-1471343148 Год издания: 2013 Издательство: AudioGO Limited
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the fourth series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore ( The News Quiz , 'Mitchell & Webb ) Run by the forbidding divorcee Carolyn Knapp-Shappey (an unfortunate marriage, namewise, but in Carolyn s opinion, marginally better than Carolyn Shappey-Knapp), her two pilots are the smooth, experienced and almost-certainly-fired-by-a-big-airline-for-all-round naughtiness Douglas, and struggling almost-competent pilot and sweaty man Martin. All-round help is provided by Carolyn s…
Cabin Pressure Series 1 Джон Финнемор
ISBN: 978-1445825632 Год издания: 2012 Издательство: BBC Audiobooks Ltd Язык: Английский
"Excellent new comedy...I cannot find a single flaw in it' "Independent on Sunday Cabin Pressure" is set in the wing and a prayer world of a tiny, one-plane, charter airline; staffed by two pilots, one on his way down, and one who was never up to start with. Whether flying actresses to Italy, cricketers to the Sahara, or a cat to Abu Dhabi, no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. Carolyn Knapp-Shappey, MJN Air's formidable boss, has employed two of the very cheapest pilots money can buy: Captain Martin Crieff, who's always wanted to fly and won't let a little thing like lack of ability stop him, and First…
Cabin Pressure Series 2 John Finnemore
ISBN: 978-1445825649 Год издания: 2012 Издательство: BBC Audiobooks Ltd Язык: Английский
"Stephanie Cole ('Doc Martin'), Benedict Cumberbatch and Roger Allam ('The Thick of It') star in the complete second series of the hit sitcom about the pilots of a tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. Written by John Finnemore, writer for 'The News Quiz', and 'That Mitchell & Webb Sound'. Run by the forbidding divorcee Carolyn Knapp-Shappey (an unfortunate marriage, namewise, but in Carolyn's opinion, marginally better than Carolyn Shappey-Knapp), her two pilots are the smooth, experienced and almost-certainly-fired-by-a-big-airline-for-all-round naughtiness Douglas, and…
Cabin Pressure Series 3 John Finnemore
ISBN: 978-1445825656 Год издания: 2012 Издательство: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
"Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the third series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore ('The News Quiz', 'That Mitchell & Webb Sound') Run by the forbidding divorcee Carolyn Knapp-Shappey (an unfortunate marriage, namewise, but in Carolyn's opinion, marginally better than Carolyn Shappey-Knapp), her two pilots are the smooth, experienced and almost-certainly-fired-by-a-big-airline-for-all-round naughtiness Douglas, and struggling almost-competent pilot and sweaty man Martin. All-round help is provided by…
Fry's English Delight Стивен Фрай
ISBN: 978-1-4084-0960-2 Год издания: 2009 Издательство: AudioGO Ltd Язык: Английский
Current Puns: Wliy does our language groan with the weight of puns? What exactly is a pun? And who, or what, is the Thief of Bad Gags? Metaphor: The English language is chock-full of maritime metaphors: cock up, token obock, chip on your shoulder and show a leg. And, with the help of a Greek removals firm, we also find the origin of the word metaphor. Quotation: The uses and misuses of quotations are revealed, and there is also a frank confession from a quotation compiler, which we cannot divulge here. Cliche: Featuring sick parrots and the cliche crisis that affected the writing of Flaubert, Joyce and Eliot, and…
Fry's English Delight: Series Two Stephen Fry
ISBN: 978-1408427439 Год издания: 2010 Издательство: AudioGO Ltd. Язык: Английский
The second series of Stephen Fry's witty and incisive programs looking at the oddities of the English language. The three 30-minute episodes include:So Wrong It's Right—Fry examines how "wrong" English can become right English. With help from a lexicographer, an educationalist, a Times Sub Editor, and a judge, Fry examines the way usage changes language.Speaking Proper—Fry looks at the changes in what we used to call "elocution."Hello—Fry offers a "sweetie" in the form of an investigation into the planet's most universally understood word.
Fry's English Delight: Series Three Stephen Fry
ISBN: 978-1408467497 Год издания: 2010 Издательство: AudioGO Ltd. Язык: Английский
This is a third collection of four radio programs on the use of language bought to you from the king of the spoken word. It includes the following episodes: He Said, She Said: do men and women use English differently? Accentuate the Negative: on the use of contradiction; and The Future of English: what will it sound like a century from now?
Fry's English Delight: Series Four Stephen Fry
ISBN: 1408468778, 9781408468777 Год издания: 2011 Издательство: AudioGO
Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these four programmes, as heard on BBC Radio 4. 'The Mouth': Why is the human food processor and word processor in the same unit? Stephen Fry takes you inside 'this hole we call cake' - the most important part of speech. 'Brevity': A celebration of the miniature in English. Tim Vine on the one liner, Kelvin MacKenzie on the beauty of headlines, the lost art of telegram writing and an English haiku. Good things come in small packages. 'Persuasion': Lawyers, advertisers, salespeople and market traders reflect on the way language can be used to change people's minds and…
Fry's English Delight: Word Games Stephen Fry
ISBN: 1408469014, 9781408469019 Год издания: 2011 Издательство: AudioGO
Stephen Fry celebrates, examines, and plays word games and explains why they're important. Is English an innately playful language? Are word games good for you? Do we divide into number and word players (Sudoku and Sudon't-ku?) Contributors include linguists, comedians, puzzle-creators, and psychologists, with archive material from comedy shows and others. There is an interview with a puzzlemaster, Chris Maslanka, and a look at why English, with its huge vocabulary and wealth of synonyms, lends itself so readily to word games. Could Scrabble have been invented in any other language? How did a growing fashion for ever more cryptic crosswords…
Fry's English Delight: Series Five Stephen Fry
ISBN: 978-1471310997 Год издания: 2012 Издательство: AudioGO Limited Язык: Английский
A fifth series from BBC Radio 4 in which Stephen Fry examines, with the help of experts, the highways and byways of the English language. In these four episodes he tells The Story of X: a letter holy and profane, sexy and chaste; discusses intonation, the "song" of English and how cadence affects meaning; muses on the art and craft of conversation - and whether true conversation can happen on TV and radio - and ponders the meaning of meaning, and the gap between brain and mouth that means language can never truly represent thought. In addition, he tells us why blue as a colour is a newish invention.
Bleak Expectations Mark Evans
ISBN: 1602838399 Год издания: 2011 Издательство: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
Featuring a big name cast including, Anthony Head, Celia Imrie, Geoffrey Whitehead, Richard Johnson,Tom Allen, and James Bachman. Bleak Expectations is the remarkable adventures of young Philip Bin as he struggles to rescue himself and his sisters from the plotting of his guardian, the scheming, evil, and badly named Mr Gently Benevolent, and the blood-curdling Hardthrasher brothers. A Victorian epic of awful schools including the aptly named St. Bastards, worse prisons, nuns at St. Bitches, giant rabbits, and long lost superhero aunts, in the style of Charles Dickens after far too much gin. If you liked Blackadder then this historical romp…
Thicker than Water Paul Sutton
Год издания: 2005
It is three years since the Sixth Doctor helped repel the Killoran invasion of Világ, and he brings a new friend, Mel, to meet an old one. Evelyn Smythe, his former companion is now married to Principal Triumvir Rossiter. But Evelyn has made political enemies, among them her own stepdaughter Sofia, and the reunion takes a deadly turn when Evelyn and Mel are kidnapped.
Fry's English Delight: Series Six Stephen Fry
ISBN: 1471347524, 9781471347528 Год издания: 2013 Издательство: AudioGO Limited
Presented by Stephen Fry, as heard on BBC Radio 4. 1. Rhetoric: It was once a noble oratorical art. Now, rhetoric means the misleading language of politicians and dictators. Stephen tries to restore its original meaning, with the help of three very different speeches. 2. Spelling: English spelling is famously irregular. As Stephen puts it: 'I before e except after c. Weird!' The history of spelling is strewn with attempts to simplify it. How did it get so difficult?
Fry's English Delight: Series Seven Stephen Fry
Год издания: 2014 Издательство: Testbed Audio
Series seven in Stephen Fry's famously funny and engaging series about the English language. It includes four programmes, originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The series starts with illusionist Derren Brown helping Stephen decipher Magical Language; a programme about Capital Punishment (about how complex capital letters can be) as well as a celebration of Reading Aloud and a no-nonsense examination of Plain English, which 'does what it says on the tin' as well as telling the story of that very successful metaphor for plain EnglishGuests include Professor Stephen Pinker, Sooty, writer Philip Pullman, Professor John Mullan, and radio favourite…
The Nowhere Place Nicholas Briggs
Год издания: 2006 Язык: Английский
A mysterious door and the sound of a bell ringing lead the Doctor and Evelyn from a spaceship in the year 2197 to a train in 1952. Why does Evelyn keep hearing the words "Time's End"?